Murray Woodman

Murray is a co-founder and the Managing Director at Morpht.

Projects

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Morpht, in conjunction with Folk, has delivered the Australian Immunisation Handbook for the Department of Health, improving information access for health professionals across Australia.
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Australian Skills Quality Authority
GreenPower-WindFarm
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GreenPower is the only government managed renewable energy accreditation program in Australia operated by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.
Food inspection
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The NSW Food Authority engaged Morpht to redevelop, refresh the design of its website and migrate the content from TRIM WCMS to GovCMS.
Attorney General's Department homepage designs
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Morpht re-architected 1,200 pages and more than 6,000 publications, factsheet and forms into 9 site sections and improved their discoverability with faceted searches.
Convivial for GovCMS
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The GovCMS8 UI-Kit Starter theme ships with GovCMS8 distribution and is enabled when new sites are spun up. It has been designed to implement the Design System and to provide editors with a flexible system to build attractive pages.
Convivial for GovCMS
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Morpht helped GovCMS revamp their site with a new design and build on the recently released GovCMS8 platform. This site now stands as a showcase of the platform’s capabilities and the range of sites it supports through an interactive gallery.
Wild Women On Top
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A case study into the Wild Women On Top Drupal 7 website.
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Morpht upgraded the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7, making it responsive and porting across custom functionality from the legacy site.
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A case study into the work Morpht has done for Nova Entertainment, building and supporting their Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 web platforms.
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A case study into the Drupal 7 webssite for Easy Street.

Articles

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A look at the concepts of Makers and Takers and how an understanding of altruism can help open source projects such as Drupal adapt to the future.
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This is a presentation about a relatively new module called Layout Paragraphs. However, it really should be subtitled as "A brief history of laying things out in Drupal". 
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As Morpht turns nine, a look back over the past year on all the things we have achieved.
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Those of you who work with Drupal, you are probably familiar with the combination of using Search API with a search backend such as MySQL or Solr. A pluggable architecture makes Search API a good choice for indexing content in Drupal.
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Learn about integrating personalisation in Drupal via Recombee. A presentation by Murray Woodman at DrupalSouth 2019.
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Morpht will be presenting at DrupalSouth Hobart 2019 on Personalisation with Recombee and Content migration.
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The newly released GovCMS8 distribution ships with a brand-new base theme, designed to deliver a great-looking, functional site - straight out of the box, with no theming or coding required. Suitable for government agencies, platform evaluators as well as site builders and themers.
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Earlier in the year Morpht was hard at work on the new GovCMS8 UI-Kit Starter theme. That work has come to fruition and has now been released as open source.
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DrupalCon Nashville is being held from April 9 to April 13 in, you guessed it, Nashville. Morpht will be presenting on a site building recipe which combines the Bricks, Paragraphs and Modifiers modules.
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Convivial is a new way to build Drupal websites. It is based on a solid foundation of component driven development with useful building blocks for quickly implementing functional website.
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The Entity Reference Display module allows editors of Drupal sites to select which view mode they would like to display a list of entities as.
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The GovCMS platform is designed to help government agencies get online and to address the challenges and opportunities posed by Digital Transformation. This article looks at the new requirements of the DTO and how they apply to GovCMS.
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Each year the Sydney Drupal Community puts on a two day "DrupalCamp", generally held over a weekend at a location where attendees can get away from it all and get down to some serious Drupal talk.
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Morpht has released a GovCMS demo site which demonstrates some techniques which can lead to easier more effective site builds for Government agencies.
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Designers and Information Architects unfamiliar with GovCMS can get the most from it by knowing about the patterns of Drupal and GovCMS.
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A high level look at the features and capabilities of the GovCMS codebase. Suitable for those considering whether to build a site on the platform.
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It's been a while since the Sydney Drupal community put on a Drupal camp. It's time for that to change.
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A lightning talk, presented by Murray Woodman, which examines the entity load times for different objects including nodes, users, field collections and users. Comparisons are made between different caching strategies, including entitycache, as well as the weight added by fields and hooks. Just how heavy are nodes anyway?
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Information architecture for site builders video presentation presented at DrupalCon Sydney 2013. Find out about the horizontal aspects of Drupal, modelling multi typed objects, relationships and tips for building faceted classification.
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Exciting news for Drupal fans. DrupalCon will be landing in Sydney on 6th-9th February 2013.
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Morpht has just released a demonstration corporate website tailored to the requirements of the typical corporate website. It has sections for investor relations, careers, team profiles, corporate governance, projects, contact information and maps.
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The time it takes for a page to be delivered to a user is very important. The shorter the better. Sites which suffer long download times will typically have higher bounce rates and lower conversions than sites which are faster. Google has recognised the importance of a snappy site by rewarding faster sites with better search results rankings.
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